This Weekend in the Arkansas Delta

Kimberly J. Williams
It’s going to be a BEAUTIFUL weekend in the Arkansas Delta…so comes see us! There are some great events this weekend too!

Wile away a few hours or a few days enjoying live bluegrass, gospel and country music during Village Creek State Park’s annual Pickin’ in the Park on May 5-7 in Wynne. Bring your lawn chair and listen as professional and amateur musicians play their favorite tunes. If you play an instrument, make sure and bring it along! The event is held in Campground A. To learn more contact Village Creek State Park at 870-238-9406.

Pull out the lederhosen and head to Stuttgart for the German Heritage Festival on May 7! The event is held on the grounds of the Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie. German beer and wine, bratwurst, Germanic desserts and potato salad are on the menu, along with live polka music, a variety of children’s activities and a 5K run. Phone 870-672-1425 for more information or log on to

Marion hosts the annual Esperanza Bonanza Festival through May 8. Festival activities include a barbecue cooking contest, carnival, rodeo, a golf tournament, live music and games for children and adults. For more information, visit

Wherever you are and wherever you go, have a wonderful and SAFE weekend!!
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